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1. coil

verb. ['ˈkɔɪl'] to wind or move in a spiral course.

Synonyms

  • turn
  • gyrate

Antonyms

  • repel
  • stay in place
  • malfunction

Etymology

  • coillir (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • colligere (Latin)

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Rhymes with Coil

  • statoil
  • guilfoil
  • embroil
  • britoil
  • oleoyl
  • lukoil
  • gatoil
  • spoil
  • oboyle
  • o'boyle
  • croyle
  • broil
  • toil
  • soil
  • royle
  • roil
  • moyle
  • moyl
  • hoyle
  • foyle
  • foil
  • doyle
  • coyle
  • boyle
  • boil

How do you pronounce coil?

Pronounce coil as kɔɪl.

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Sentences with coil


1. Noun, singular or mass
You can then pull the coil up and off of the spark plug.

Quotes about coil


1. What matters creative endless toil, When, at a snatch, oblivion ends the coil?
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Faust: Der Tragödie erster und zweiter Teil. Urfaust

2. coil

noun. ['ˈkɔɪl'] a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops.

Synonyms

  • structure
  • hank
  • volute
  • whorl
  • helix
  • construction

Antonyms

  • undock
  • follower
  • natural depression
  • follow

Etymology

  • coillir (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • colligere (Latin)

3. coil

noun. ['ˈkɔɪl'] a contraceptive device placed inside a woman's womb.

Synonyms

  • contraceptive device
  • birth control device
  • preventative
  • preventive
  • prophylactic device

Antonyms

  • derived
  • original
  • essential
  • primary

Etymology

  • coillir (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • colligere (Latin)

4. coil

noun. ['ˈkɔɪl'] reactor consisting of a spiral of insulated wire that introduces inductance into a circuit.

Synonyms

  • primary winding
  • head
  • read/write head
  • primary
  • secondary coil
  • secondary winding
  • astatic coils
  • solenoid
  • induction coil
  • tickler coil
  • field winding
  • primary coil
  • choke coil
  • choking coil
  • secondary
  • field coil
  • reactor
  • choke

Antonyms

  • reverse
  • tail
  • foot
  • last

Etymology

  • coillir (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • colligere (Latin)

5. coil

verb. ['ˈkɔɪl'] make without a potter's wheel.

Synonyms

  • forge
  • hand-build
  • shape
  • work
  • mould
  • handbuild
  • form

Antonyms

  • be well
  • stimulate
  • deprive
  • unbend

Etymology

  • coillir (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • colligere (Latin)

6. coil

verb. ['ˈkɔɪl'] wind around something in coils or loops.

Synonyms

  • twine
  • curl
  • loop
  • wrap
  • wind

Antonyms

  • uncoil
  • survive
  • unclog
  • unstuff

Etymology

  • coillir (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • colligere (Latin)

7. coil

noun. ['ˈkɔɪl'] tubing that is wound in a spiral.

Synonyms

  • condenser
  • tube

Antonyms

  • secondary
  • unoriginal
  • unimportant

Etymology

  • coillir (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • colligere (Latin)

8. coil

noun. ['ˈkɔɪl'] a transformer that supplies high voltage to spark plugs in a gasoline engine.

Antonyms

  • dominant

Etymology

  • coillir (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • colligere (Latin)

9. coil

noun. ['ˈkɔɪl'] a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals).

Synonyms

  • curlicue
  • gyre
  • scroll
  • verticil
  • round shape
  • whorl
  • curl
  • ringlet
  • calyx
  • roll

Antonyms

  • major
  • fast reactor
  • thermal reactor
  • be born

Etymology

  • coillir (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • colligere (Latin)
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